Paul Burstow MP Sutton and Cheam, Liberal Democrat


  • Tel 020 7219 1196

  • Fax 020 7219 0974

  • Email:

  • Website: Paul Burstow website

  • Constituency address

    234 Gander Green Lane, Cheam SM3 9QF United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Paul Burstow

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for: Disabled People 1997-98, Social Services and Community Care 1997-99, Local Government 1997-99, Older People 1999-2003; Shadow Secretary of State for Health 2003-05; Spokesperson for London 2005-06, Chief Whip 2006-10; Minister of State for Care Services, Department of Health 2010-12.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Sutton and Cheam 1992 general election. Member for Sutton and Cheam 1997-2010, for Sutton and Cheam (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Environment, disability, community safety, ageing.
  • Party groups

    Former member: SDP/Liberal Alliance, London Regional Liberal Democrat Executive; Member, Federal Policy Committee 1988-90; Chair, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party 2012-; General Election Spokesperson for Older People, Ageing and Care 2015-.

Election record for Sutton and Cheam, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Liberal Democrat 45.5%
Conservative 42.2%
Labour 6.94%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Burstow, Paul Liberal Democrat 22,156 45.5
Stroud, Philippa Conservative 20,548 42.2
Allen, Kathy Labour 3,376 6.94
Clarke, John British National Party 1,014 2.09
Pickles, David UK Independence Party 950 1.96
Hickson, Peter Green 246 0.51
Dodds, John Eng Dem 106 0.22
Connolly, Matthew Christian Peoples Alliance 52 0.11
Cullip, Martin Libertarian 41 0.09
Hammond, Brian Ind Fed UK 19 0.04
Majority 1,608 votes
Electorate 66,658
Turnout (48,697) 73.05%

Registered interests

Sponsorship or financial or material support: Donation to my constituency party received from: Mr Brian S Burstow (father) Mr and Mrs Campbell (private donation from constituents) Since September 2004 I have been provided with an intern sponsored by CARE (Christian Action, Research and Education).

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Payment of £50 received from ComRes for completing Parliamentary Panel Survey. (Registered 8 July 2009) 15 July 2009 visited Cheam Park Farm Infants School, Molesey Drive, North Cheam, Sutton, Surrey, SM3 9UU and received a cloth bag. Approximate value £2. (Registered 18 July 2009)

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